Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

China to build Pakistan`s third nuclear reactor

IRNA

Islamabad, Nov 3, IRNA - China will sign an agreement to build anothe 
300 megawatt nuclear reactor in Pakistan, said a local newspaper here 
on Monday. 
This would be the second reactor to be built with China`s 
cooperation at Chashma in southern Pakistan. 
A Foreign Office Spokesman here said that the agreement between 
the two countries was to be signed during President General Pervez 
Musharraf`s on-going China visit, said Urdu newspaper Khabrain. 
The spokesman said that construction work on the project would be 
completed within six years. 
According to the daily, Beijing has already agreed to give 
Islamabad preferential status in order to narrow the widening trade 
gap between the two countries. 
MHA/TSH/211 
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